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Savory Holiday Snack Toss

No recipe image available.A combo of cereal, crackers, cashews, pretzels and dried cranberries is an easy holiday snack.

Recipe Ingredients:

5 cups corn, rice or wheat cereal squares
2 cups oyster crackers
2 cups pretzel sticks, broken in half, or holiday-shaped pretzels
1 cup dried cranberries
1 (9.5-ounce) can (2 cups) salted cashew halves
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 (1.2-ounce) package Caesar dry salad dressing mix*

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 300°F (150°C).
  2. Combine cereal squares, oyster crackers, pretzels, cranberries and cashews in large roaster pan.
  3. Stir together butter and salad dressing mix in small bowl. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat.
  4. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring twice, until lightly browned. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered containers.

Makes 24 (1/2-cup) servings.

*Substitute Italian dry salad dressing mix.

Tip: Snack may be baked in two 13x9x2-inch pans or two 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pans

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/24 of recipe): Calories: 175 Fat: 10 g Cholesterol: 10 mg Sodium: 295 mg Carbohydrates: 20 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Protein: 3 g.